The Registered Nurse (RN) will supervise the medical support team and ensure all medical needs of the individuals receiving services from Hands of Heartland are appropriately addressed. A typical workday would include the following:
- Reviewing general event reports from the previous day
- Reviewing medical documentation received after appointments and discharges
- Following up on any needed items, including any needed physical assessments
- Training individuals, family members, and Hands of Heartland team members on medical needs of individuals
- Taking calls from Hands of Heartland team members, family members, and medical professionals regarding medical needs of individuals
- Completing various documentation, including nursing plans of care and assessments
- Weekly training of medication administration for new team members
- Monthly review of MARS and other medical monitoring completed by Medication Aides
- Ensures all medical items and equipment are available before the individual needs them or immediately upon receiving notification of the need
- Ensures the people we support receive their medications and other medical treatment as prescribed
- Trains and/or delegates, monitors, and determines competency of Medication Aides as required by the NAC
- Attends interdisciplinary team meetings and maintains availability for ongoing consultation regarding medical issues and health care
- Informs family members, guardians, and individuals of medical-related issues or concerns
- Communicates with outside entities as needed
- Is available after hours as needed to ensure follow-up items are addressed in the absence of another onsite nurse or medical facility
- Completes medical documentation in electronic reporting system
- Have a valid driver’s license
- Have a valid RN license to practice nursing in Nebraska
- Be able to pass background and registry checks
- Prefer someone with experience working with people with developmental disabilities
About Hands of Heartland:
ands of Heartland has been supporting people with developmental disabilities in Nebraska since 1997. It is our promise to enable every person supported by us the ability to experience life, love, and independence within the community. We provide creative opportunities for the people we support to feel productive and contribute to the community. We are one of the fastest growing providers of developmental disability services in NE. There are opportunities for our team members to grow with us if they choose to do so.
What makes Hands of Heartland different?
We appreciate and respect our team members, and in doing so, we believe we have happier team members who enjoy their work and provide better services to the people they support.
- We believe that everyone deserves to have a work-life balance. We have an on-call nursing service that answers calls during non-business hours, including holidays. The local nurse should have very little after hours work to perform.
- We offer competitive wages and, in many cases, pay more than our competitors.
- We offer various appreciation efforts, including our Team Member of the Month who receives a $100 gift card along with other awards and recognition.
- We offer full-time team members – anyone routinely working 30 or more hours a week – our full benefits package, which includes seven paid holidays a year.
- We offer a $200 sign-on bonus and $150 referral bonus.
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